Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag: gofundme

Why a GoFundMe That Raised Over $20M...

A viral GoFundMe campaign launched to help raise $1 billion for the government to build a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico has...

GoFundMe Refunded More Than $400,000 to Donors...

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — GoFundMe says it has refunded everyone who contributed to a campaign involving a homeless veteran from Philadelphia who prosecutors...

Father Who Launched GoFundMe for Bully’s Struggling...

What began with a young father's efforts to pay it forward have since devolved into a back-and-forth feud over $30,000 in donations raised on...

Woman In GoFundMe Scam Turns On Two...

A woman facing charges for her role in GoFundMe scam used to dupe generous donors out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash...

LA Community Comes Together to Raise $84K...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Community members have raised more than $84,000 for a Los Angeles-area teacher captured on video punching a student who had...

Azealia Banks Raising Money to Sue Russell...

Nearly two years after Russell Crowe allegedly spat on rapper Azealia Banks at a party, the rapper wants to take the actor to court and she's using a GoFundMe campaign to make it happen.

Rickey Smiley Makes Good on Promise to...

The Alabama teen who went viral for taking the bus to his graduation has received a huge gift from Rickey Smiley. Thanks to the radio...

While Waffle House Hero Raises Money for...

  James Shaw Jr. didn't want to be a hero but he wound up one anyway when he wrestled an AR-15 out of a Waffle...

‘My 600-Lb Life’ Star Quits Show After...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Epne-y1BQHA   After "My 600-Lb Life" star Schenee Murray quit the TLC show, she was chastised online for her decision — and hitting back on Facebook...

Teen Raises $17K to Let 1,000 Girls...

https://twitter.com/astrostarbright/status/961448102208077824 A year after she raised money to send 100 girls to see "Hidden Figures," 14-year-old Taylor Richardson has done it bigger for a different...

Jim Jones: The GoFundMe for My Mom’s...

Jim Jones is the latest person to be victimized by a suspicious GoFundMe campaign."This is a lie," the "Love & Hip Hop" star wrote...

Celebs Withdraw Support for Keaton Jones As...

As the fallout over Keaton Jones' mother continues, celebrities have pulled their support for the bullied boy. And now, his mother is speaking out...

Rapper B.o.B. Is So Convinced the Earth...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eE0H4Q67Q1c B.o.B. thinks the earth is flat and he's on a mission to prove it. He spurred several memes last year when he asked, "Where's...

Man Who Saved Fiancée’s Life During Charlottesville Attack...

The GoFundMe page for a Charlottesville counter-protester-turned-hero has amassed more than $57,000 in donations, exceeding its initial goal of $40,000 in less than 24...

The Internet Falls In Love with This...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHn-ojgQGy0 A young future zoologist has captured the hearts of Twitter users in a video explaining nature's wonders, leading his sister to start raising funds for...

‘On Fleek’ Creator, Never Compensated for the...

Viral star Peaches Monroee, who coined the phrase "on fleek," is earning support from fans as she launches a cosmetics and hair line. The Vine sensation,...

Issa Rae Raises Half a Million in...

Issa Rae, star of the upcoming HBO series "Insecure," has raised more than $500,000 in scholarship money for the five children of slain Baton Rouge,...

Fundraising Campaign for Michael Slager, Cop Charged...

In yet another indication of the cruelty and heartlessness that courses throughout the land, GoFundMe yesterday had to shut down a fundraising site that...

Like George Zimmerman, Darren Wilson Profits from...

With more than a million dollars in the bank that he's reportedly made since killing Michael Brown, Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson announced his...